|Reading Jewish Books Outside the Classroom - Yiddish Book Center|
Episode 012 - March 9, 2012 In a conversation with writer Sana Krasikov, Josh Lambert learns which books influenced Krasikov in high school and how literature came alive once she started reading outside the classroom. Then the two discuss some of the books they'll be co-teaching at this summer's Great Jewish Books program.
Keywords: Great Jewish Books, Josh Lambert, Modern Jewish Literature, Reading, Sana Krasikov, Yiddish Book Center Audio
|Introducing Josh Lambert - Yiddish Book Center|
Aaron welcomes Josh Lambert, the Yiddish Book Center's new academic director, and engages him in a conversation about educational programs, modern Jewish literature, and more. Learn more about Josh Lambert here and read his analysis, in Tablet Magazine, of the state of modern Jewish literature here. Episode 5 January 19, 2012 Yiddish Book Center
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Education; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature
|Poetry, Criticism, and the Jewish Literary Landscape - Yiddish Book Center|
Poet and literary critic Adam Kirsch reflects on his early introduction to Jewish literature, and shares reading and writing advice he'll offer to students at the Center’s Great Jewish Books program. To find out more about the Great Jewish Books summer program for high school students at the Yiddish Book Center, visit yiddishbookcenter.org/great-jewish-books. Episode 39 August 21, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Adam Kirsch; Books and Literature; Emma Morgenstern; Great Jewish Books; Literary Criticism; Modern American Literature; Modern Jewish Literature; Poetry; Yiddish Book Center Audio
|Summer Reading - Yiddish Book Center|
Philip Roth's short story "Defender of the Faith" - a work that poses some interesting questions about Jewish identity - is on the reading list for the Yiddish Book Center's Great Jewish Books summer program. Aaron Lansky and Josh Lambert engage in a lively discussion about how Roth's work relates to the themes that students will explore this summer. Do you know a rising senior or junior in high school who loves literature? Great Jewish Books is a free summer program at the Yiddish Book Center w...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Defender of the Faith; Great Jewish Books; high school; Josh Lambert; Modern Jewish Literature; Philip Roth; Yiddish Book Center Audio